22 Aug '11, 1pm

SoloPower Gets its $197M DOE Loan Guarantee: SoloPower, a San Jose, California-based maker of CIGS-based flexi...

SoloPower , a San Jose, California-based maker of CIGS-based flexible thin-film solar modules built with a roll-to-roll electrodeposition process, just announced that it won a $197 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Program . The cash is meant to support the construction of three factories with a total annual capacity of 400 megawatts of solar modules. The company claims that the facilities, one in San Jose and two in Portland, Oregon will create 450 permanent jobs and 270 construction jobs. SoloPower is targeting the commercial and industrial flat-roof market with applications that favor a lightweight, non-penetrating flexible solar solution. The SoloPower panel can be rolled up and walked on. SoloPower would appear to be going after the same rooftop market as Ascent Solar's JV partner , ECD, and Global Solar, except they're doing it with a m...

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